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Elderly man killed in house fire

A 78-year-old man was charred to death when a fire broke out in his house in Rajouri Garden in west Delhi early on Sunday.

delhi Updated: Nov 15, 2009 10:45 IST

A 78-year-old man was charred to death when a fire broke out in his house in Rajouri Garden in west Delhi early on Sunday.

The incident took place in NP Rathi's residence at around 4.10 a.m., a fire officer said.

"We received a call on Sunday morning about a fire in a house. Three fire vehicles were rushed to douse the flames. Rathi was found dead on the first floor of the house," the officer said.

Police are trying to ascertain the cause of fire.

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